How to Order Wheelchair Parts

Your Pride Mobility power wheelchair is a sophisticated piece of equipment. While they are built to last, some parts may need to be replaced over time. Here’s how to order wheelchair parts to keep your mobility device running by replacing worn-out parts like old tires and batteries. Pride Mobility does not sell directly to endContinue reading “How to Order Wheelchair Parts”

What kind of charger does a mobility scooter use?

The battery in your Pride Mobility scooter powers your ride, but what powers your battery? All of our scooters are equipped with rechargeable batteries that come with off-board chargers. Just like a cell phone, your scooter plugs into a wall outlet to charge. The energy is then stored in the battery for later use. First,Continue reading “What kind of charger does a mobility scooter use?”

What are Flat-Free Tires?

Why do mobility devices have different kinds of tires? Pneumatic tires vs. Flat-free tires Looking at a lineup of Pride Mobility devices, the different sizes, shapes and tire configurations are sure to stand out. Closer inspection reveals that some tires are filled with air while others are solid. Some are filled with foam and othersContinue reading “What are Flat-Free Tires?”

Cleaning your wheelchair or scooter

How do you clean a power wheelchair or scooter? Tips and tricks for keeping a clean power chair or scooter It’s Sunday morning, and you are ready for that beloved first cup of coffee. You raise your Jazzy power wheelchair and grab your favorite mug. You fill it to the top; wisps of steam andContinue reading “Cleaning your wheelchair or scooter”

What is an Elevating Wheelchair?

Learn more about elevating wheelchairs and the Jazzy Air 2 What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of movement in a power wheelchair? Likely, you conjured images of a sleek wheelchair gliding over the ground, wheels rolling effortlessly. This is the essential function of a mobility device, but with the rightContinue reading “What is an Elevating Wheelchair?”

Where Can I Donate My Wheelchair?

There are many reasons why people get rid of their power wheelchairs and scooters. In some cases, it’s because they got a new wheelchair or mobility scooter and no longer need the old one. In other cases, it’s because the person using the motorized wheelchair or electric scooter passed away. If you or a lovedContinue reading “Where Can I Donate My Wheelchair?”

Power Wheelchair Winter Storage Tips

Snowbirds who use a power wheelchair don’t always opt to bring it along with them. Sometimes, ambulatory wheelchair users prefer to rent a motorized wheelchair when they travel. Other times, they may have a mobility device that they leave at home and they choose to buy a power wheelchair when they get to their secondContinue reading “Power Wheelchair Winter Storage Tips”

How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Wheelchair?

Ensuring you are utilizing proper charging habits helps prolong the life of your batteries and your range per charge. Your electric wheelchair is powered by two deep cycle batteries and are replenished by plugging in your manufacturer-supplied charger. How do I know when to charge my chair? Your power wheelchair will have a HUD (head’sContinue reading “How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Wheelchair?”

Can You Rent an Electric Wheelchair?

Sometimes, life can throw you a curveball and you might find yourself needing mobility assistance even if it’s just for a short amount of time. Thankfully, there are some options that you can explore when it comes to renting an electric wheelchair or scooter. What can I rent? When it comes to renting mobility equipment,Continue reading “Can You Rent an Electric Wheelchair?”

Can Electric Wheelchairs Get Wet?

In the real world, water is a fact of life. Weather is unpredictable and cannot be controlled. You can be out with your power chair and suddenly, a rain or snow shower hits! Plus, even after a storm is over, there may be large puddles or piles of snow in the roads or on theContinue reading “Can Electric Wheelchairs Get Wet?”